Shaun has starred in television, films, stage shows, radio and written television comedy and drama as well as fiction. He also has won five Logies, an Aria, an AFI and an AACTA but, admirably, hasn’t let any of this go to his head.
Shaun began his TV career as a writer for ABC’s The Big Gig and then as a writer and actor for Full Frontal. From there, he went on to his own ABC sketch show The Micallef Programme and sit-com Welcher & Welcher; a talk show for Channel 9, Micallef Tonight; and news satire on SBS, Newstopia.
Shaun recently completed another series of the documentary Stairway To Heaven and wrote, produced and appeared in the series The Ex Pm and Mr & Mrs Murder. The twelfth season of Mad As Hell is back on air after winning the 2016 Most Outstanding Comedy Logie award.
Television: Shaun has hosted several seasons of the extremely popular Talking ‘Bout Your Generation for which he won a sliver Logie for Most Popular Presenter and his other television work includes guest appearances in It’s A Date, Danger 5, Offspring, LAID (1&2), Thank God You’re Here, Rove, host of the 2001 Logies, Shortcuts, The Panel and Seachange.
Film: His film appearances include Sucker, Arrowhead, The Cup, The King, Aquamarine, Through My Eyes, The Extra, Bad Eggs, and The Honourable Wally Norman.
Theatre: His theatre work includes The Odd Couple for MTC, QI Live with Stephen Fry, presenting The Best Of John Williams for the Sydney Symphony, a national tour of Good Evening, the Australian premiere of Boeing Boeing, and various comedy revues.
Radio: Shaun was also the first host establishing Vega radio’s breakfast program on weekdays.
Author: He has published several books.